The CES 2011 is commencing from today Jan 5th – Jan 10th 2011 in Las Vegas Convention center, Nevada brings in some latest previews of products and new product announcements. If you have been following the tweets on CES 2011, you would know all the exciting announcements going live on this popular trade show. Other than the tablets and variety of smartphones, we have lots of notebooks, cameras and other digital gadgets being announced here. Check out few updates from CES 2011.
1- MSI Announces new high performance Notebooks with 2nd Generation Core CPUs, USB 3.0
MSI is embracing Intel’s new 2nd generation Core series processors in a big way, announcing a ton of new notebooks based on the technology. At a press conference this evening, MSI Sales Director Andy Tung detailed his company’s efforts to bring top-of-the-line performance to its G series gaming notebooks and F series media systems.
In addition to speedy new Intel 2nd-generation Core series CPUs, the new G and F series notebooks will have USB 3.0 ports standard. All will have improved sound systmes, though the high-end G series will have Dynaudio speakers that MSI says are the best on the market. Several systems will come with dual drive bays that pair a speedy SSD with a high-capacity The storage device that holds your OS, programs, and data. Some of the higher-end 15 and 17-inch systems will also have optional 1080p (1920 x 1080) screens and the highest-end gaming notebooks have a powerful overclocking feature.
2- Sprint Unveils HTC Evo Shift 4G Phone and MiFi 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot
Today at CES 2011 in Las Vegas, Sprint officially pulled the tarp off of the HTC Evo Shift 4G smart phone along with the new MiFi 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot. A more budget-friendly follow up to the super popular HTC Evo 4G halo phone that was released last year, this new $149 handset sports a sliding QWERTY keyboard, Android 2.2 Froyo, and an 800-MHz Qualcomm MSM7630 processor.
While the Shift doesn’t have a CPU to match the clock speed of the previous Evo’s 1GHz Snapdragon processor, the handset has plenty of other goodies. These include access to Sprint’s 4G network and the ability for the phone to operate as a a mobile hotspot for up to eight devices at once. Outfitted with a 3.6-inch display, whether it’s LCD or AMOLED wasn’t disclosed, the screen boasts the usual pinch and zoom functions.The 5-MP camera can capture video at 720P HD resolution but it appears there’s no front-facing camera. Wireless radios besides cellular and GPS include Bluetooth, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi plus an FM radio. To store apps and data, a 2GB microSD card is bundled; the Shift also features 2GB of internal ROM and 512MB of RAM.
3- Fujifilm Announces New FinePix Cameras
The FinePix AV200, AX300, and JV200 are the entry-level line. These budget models offer 720p video recording, automatic scene recognition, face detection, and motion panorama mode. The AV200 and JV200 offer 14-megapixel shooting with 3x optical zoom for $89.95 and 10.95, respectively. The AX300 includes 14-MP and 5x zoom for $89.95.
In the long-zoom category we have the $329.95 FinePix F500EXR and the $349.95 FinePix F550EXR. These 16-MP EXR-CMOS sensor and 15x super wide-angle lenses offer 1080p video recording, high-speed continuous shooting at 12 fps as well as high sensitivity and low noise with a 3-inch high-contrast LCD screen. The F550EXR also adds GPS geo-tagging to your photo fun.
The FinePix HS20EXR is the latest DSLR with a 16-MP EXR-CMOS sensor, 30x optical zoom, and a tilting 3-inch LCD. It offers continuous shooting at 8fps at full resolution and is capable of making full panoramic photos and HD movies at 1080p. It will run you $499.95 starting this March.
The $129.95 JX300 and $159.95 JX350 FinePix cameras offer 5x zoom and 720p HD movie capture capabilities in stylish packages. These puppies offer 2.7-inch LCD screens and a metal body. They feature 14-MP and 16-MP CCD with 5x wide angle optical zoom. Plus, the JX-Series offer Easy Web Upload for sorting through phtoos on the camera and deciding which to upload to Facebook and YouTube.
Fujifilm offers three new super-zoom HD cameras in the FinePix S2950, S3200, and S400. Thes 14-MP cameras offer 18x, 24x, and 30x lenses with dual image stabilization. They each sport 3-inch LCD screens and come with some fun social features such as in-camera tagging for both Facebook and YouTube. These three will run you between $229.95 and $279.95 this spring.
The new T-Series line includes the T200 and T300 with 10x long-zoom lenses. These super-thin cameras are a mere 18.5-mm thin and offer sensor shift image stabilization and HD movie capture. They feature 14-MP and come in grey and black, respectively. Not out till April, these guys are a mere $179.95 and $199.95.
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